NIFTY 50

SpaceX names Yusaku Maezawa as the first private passenger to fly around the moon

Updated : September 18, 2018 05:43 PM IST

Elon Musk's SpaceX has finally revealed the name of its first private passenger who will fly around the moon and the lucky person is Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa.

Maezawa is the founder of Japan's largest online clothing retailer, Zozotown.

The announcement was made at SpaceX's HQ in Hawthorne, California. Maezawa is expected to fly onboard SpaceX's big falcon rocket.
cnbc two logos
To keep watching CNBC-TV18, India's No. 1 English Business News Channel, call your Cable or DTH Operator and subscribe now for just Rs. 4 per month. You can also subscribe to CNBC-TV18 Prime HD for Re 1/- per month.Find out more
Live TV

recommended for you